Captain of Italian tanker died on board, Durban
Product tanker FREIGHT MARGIE, anchored at Durban Anchorage, South Africa, requested medical assistance in the morning July 6, after tanker’s Captain collapsed unconscious. NSRI launched rescue boat, which delivered to tanker paramedics team. Paramedics declared Captain of Italian nationality dead, heart attack suspected. Body of the Captain was taken ashore for forensics. Later that day tanker berthed at Durban port.